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Observations on the dropsy in the brain (1768)



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Author: Whytt, Robert, 1714-1766; Brydone, P. (Patrick), 1743-1818; Pringle, John, Sir, 1707-1782
Subject: Opium; Hydrocephalus; Brain; Lime; Opium; Electrotherapeutics; Blisters; Ulcers; Epidemics; Mercury
Publisher: Edinburgh : Printed for John Balfour
Language: English
Call number: 005792477
Digitizing sponsor: Open Knowledge Commons and Harvard Medical School
Book contributor: Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine
Collection: medicalheritagelibrary; francisacountwaylibrary; americana

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Contains also his An account of some experiments made with opium on living and dying animals; An essay on the various strength of different lime-waters; An instance of the electrical virtue in the cure of palsy, by Mr. Patrick Brydone [and] Extract of a letter from Dr. Whytt to Dr. Pringle, relating to this account; Cases of the remarkable effects of blisters in lessening the quickness of the pulse in coughs attended with infarction of the lungs and fever; an account of an epidemic distemper at Edinburgh ... in the autumn of 1758; extracts of several letters to Dr. Pringle, relating to the use of the sublimate, in the cure of phagedaenic ulcers

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